06 Ductus arteriosus

Dr. Klotz
Date: 1909
Size (H x W x D cm): 13 x 11 x 8
Abbott No 71

The pulmonary artery shows a minute slit (A, arrow) indicating the residual opening of the now closed ductus. A back view (B) shows a 2 mm depression in the aorta (arrow) representing the former origin on this side.


A. Click on image to enlarge             B. Click on image to enlarge

History: Seven week-old infant.

Comment: See specimen 03.

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